Small lesions can still be sinister

Asymmetrical growth of segmental clods should cause concern at any age

The growth and morphology of melanoma both reflect the chaotic behaviour of malignant tissue that is disorganised, unrestrained and unpredictable.

small sinister

Melanomas may break the pattern of surrounding lesions, both clinically and dermatoscopically, whether they are small or large.

This can be due to the chaotic behaviour of pigment-producing melanocytes, resulting in random brown, grey, blue or black colours; increased blood flow related to the high metabolic demand of malignant tissue causing the red colour; or the results of an immune